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warmer. wind chill is not as bad around minneapolis and dallas. right now, nothing too brutal. temperatures are where they should be in mid november, morning lows in the 20s and 30s. florida is probably the one exception who didn't get any cold, chilly air. the cold front is headed off the coast. i think just about everyone can leave their umbrella at home today. the only spot later today and tonight is down here along the southeast coast line. jacksonville, savannah, possibly interior sections of georgia could get a little bit of wet weather. today's forecast is nice. decent afternoon in new england with sunshine and trying to do the warmup from denver, kansas city, oklahoma city. you get the gist of it. nice, quiet weather pattern for a change. that's a look at the national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. sunshine and 51 in washington, d.c., today. that's not a bad day after the cold start this morning. dallas, texas, nice afternoon for you, sunny and 63 degrees. areas in florida, probably one of the only warm spots out there. not that i was h
points. he was the only wizard to reach double digits. they travel to dallas to face the mavericks tonight. tip-off at 8:30. >>> today major league baseball will announce the cy young award winner. gio gonzalez is considered a contender. davey johnson not would the national league manager of the year. he guided the nationals to the playoffs his first year on the job. he won the honor in 1997 when he managed the orioles. he resigned the day he won over a dispute with the team's owner. johnson joked he hopes things are different this time around. >> if we didn't win the division, i thought i would get fired. if i won this award, i thought i'd get fired. hopefully, i can get through winning this award and manage the nationals in 2013. >> davey, i think you'll be okay. no worries there. the team has already announced johnson will be back next year. on monday, bryce harper was named national league rookie of the year. >> let's cross our fingers for gio. davey johnson, we don't need to worry about. i think he's got plenty of job security. just about 4:54. time for weather and traffic on
the dallas toll road opens at 2:00 a.m. drivers promised speeds of 45 miles an hour. the ride fries foris free for c three or more people. everyone else will use an ez pass to pay a toll depending on how much traffic is on the road. >> this is a significant change on the beltway. the biggest traffic shift we have seen in the region since i-66 opened more then 30 years ago. >>,000 toll v toll violations w. you can go to nbc washington.com and search express lanes. >> chilly out there again tonight. doug, middle of november right? >> middle of november. temperatures continue to be below average. this is more like what you would expect in the early portion of december or mid december. 45 now in washington. 38 in hagerstown. already, 24 in elkins, west virginia. that shows you how cold the air mass has been. something we are looking at. cloud moved out of the region. now looking at clear skies. that is going to allow for cooler numbers tonight and should allow for some good shower watching. we'll talk about that coming uppen justup in just a minute. >> long time teacher at a local private sch
of opponents certainly doesn't get any easier than the panthers. next up, philly, dallas, the giants, and the baltimore ravens. i guess one thing could be positive if you're a mitt romney fan is the fact that the redskins win could spell good things for mitt romney. >> that's right, they call it the redskins rule, right? the most bizarre stat in sports. the redskins win, the incumbents win. if the redskins lose, the incumbent loses. thank you, dan, for that report. can you believe that? it's been going on since 1940. 17 of 18, that stat has held true. 17 of 18. >> got two days until then, and a long two weeks. >> wait for us to get into the political scene. >>> baltimore ravens are undefeated after the bye week. they needed a rally, though, today in cleveland to keep that streak alive. it's an afc north showdown between the ravens and the browns. brandon weeden's a rookie, maybe he didn't know cleveland lost nine straight to ray rice's ravens. rice ready to rumble. 8-yard touchdown run. 98 yards on the day. ravens up. browns take a lead late in the fourth. joe flacco. he hits torrey
in dallas. both division opponents. two losses would suck the life out of this team. two wins would be like an injection of red bull into the fan base and the franchise. >> when we looked at the schedule earlier in the year, i didn't think they did us any favors. you think about having to play five division games of the last seven, tough opponents coming up. but that's the hand we're dealt. the main thing, we've got to focus on philadelphia. >> we turn around and play thursday. these next two weeks -- this game is still the most important thing. next week is pretty much off. that's the way we've got to post the rest of the season. this week is the only week that matters, because the next week doesn't exist. >> mike shanahan got $3,700 and his passport stolen from the coaches' locker room in pittsburgh when they played the steelers. >> tacky. >> he thought it was secure and they had to file a police report. they're trying to figure out exactly what happened with that. >> not a good day for him at all. >> all the way around. >> you're right about that. jamal brown missed practice with a sore
as well. >>> american airlines union pilots picketed at the dallas-fort worth international airport. pilots say that they are working for the same pay they were making in 1993. the union is in contract negotiations with the airline. the carrier is in bankruptcy protection. it says it is offering what it can. >>> sandy is leaving its mark on fedex. the company says you expect service delays in the areas affected by the storm. the companies say it will keep packages meant to be delivered in areas that were meant to be evacuated. shipments delayed due to inclement weather are not eligible for a refund or credit. >>> it could be another long night for poll workers in maryland. polling stations for early voting are open until 9:00 tonight and tomorrow. early voting resumed yesterday in maryland and some voters actually waited in line for three hours or longer to kathy their ballots. voting was postponed monday and tuesday because of sandy, so governor martin o'malley extended it for two days. he also extended polling station hours by three hours. >> i thought i was going to beat the line
to the dallas mavericks last night. the last team in the league without a win. this is the second worst start in franchise history. the worst start was last season when the wizards lost their first eight games. >>> the nats won't be winning every postseason award this year. gonzalez finished third in the race for the cy young award. mets dickey won that award which goes to the best pitcher. it's been a good week for the nats. harper named rookie of the year. johnson won manager of the year on tuesday. >>> this morning a glimmer of hope as people clean up the mess sandy left behind in new jersey. donna found a military jacket belonging to a world war ii hero while sifting through debris. at first she thought the jacket was a costume. then she noticed the name degarve written by hand. he died in 1993 but his 98-year-old widow is still alive and living in virginia. the governor september the jacket to west point to be cleaned and then it will be september to his widow. >> it's awesome that history is constantly teaching us something. i want to say thanks for the invitation to julius west middle
wizard to reach double digits. the wizards travel to dallas to face the mavericks tonight. tip is at 8:30. >> the next time the nationals play the marlins, they'll be facing a dramatically different looking team. miami has agreed to trace five of its best players to the toronto blue jays. the five, including all-star short top jose reyes are assigned to say combined $40 million next year. marlins fans are furious, saying they gutted the team just one year after assigning several big name free agents. >>> today we'll find out if national league pitcher gio gonzalez will win the cy young award. yesterday davey johnson was named national league manager of the year. he guided the team to the best record in baseball. >> i see this ss a nationals award. our whole team has done a great job, rizzo and staff. they've been outstanding. we had a great draft. young players stepped in when key players got hurt like michael morse and my catcher went down. we had a lot of young catchers come up, and everybody really produced. it was just a remarkable year. >> johnson won the award for the american le
move across the region. we don't mind a warm front every now and then. 72 in st. louis and 83 in dallas and 72 in memphis and that warmer air will slide our way overnight tonight and through the day tomorrow and that's why i think tomorrow we'll get back into the 60s. plenty of sunshine today with high pressure dominating. here come those clouds in here tomorrow. we'll call it partly cloudy and i think we could see mostly cloudy periods during the day, but, still, warm enough to get above 60 degrees and that will be the arverage high temperatur tomorrow. on sunday, nothing but sunshine and get up to 70 in many locations. again, sunday looking fantastic. nice evening and 54 degrees, and some areas there might be colder than that. tomorrow morning about 30 degrees in some of the coldest areas and 41 degrees in the city. once again, increasing clouds and nice and mild. temperatures 60 to 65 degrees and winds light tomorrow, but those winds will be increasing on sunday out of the south and that will push us to 70 on sunday and monday coming in at 72 degrees and veterans day looks very, very
is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> a little boxing tonight. >> this is a guy who has to be one of my favorite local athletes in the area. a really fun story. seth mitchell has a huge weekend coming up. fighting saturday night trying to keep his perfect record intact and get one step closer to a major heavyweight title. zachary has more. >> there's nothing about seth, not his college degrees or infectious personality outside of the ring. >> if i acted outside of the ring like i acted in the ring, i would be locked up somewhere. it's just my nature. as a competitor, i love to compete. >> what is typical are days like these. chasing the heavyweight title of the world belt. showcasing a work ethic that first surfaced on the football field. >> that's what he's about. he's going to put the time in. so he can be ready for whatever comes his way. >> reporter: and the story goes, it all started when mitchell caught tom in the ring. former opponent of his from his former football days at michigan state. >> that just sparked
to dallas after declaring an emergency. it was flying from denver international to dulles what a male passenger ignored landing instructions and started praying in the isle. the man was taken away for evaluation. >>> there's already an effort to keep a casino from being built in prince george's county. the likely sight of the casino filed a civil suit against the gor. the gaming center would compromise their quality of life. it's based on voter turnout. if not enough registered voters came to the poll to vote to meet the required majority to approve question 7. the dream act is hoping to start a national concentration. they will hold a conference call on the bat lot suckess. nondocuments immigrants can pay instate tuition if they meet certain requirements. >>> after more than a century, the limit may be lifted on how tall d.c. buildings may be. they have called for a study that looks into whether the 12-story building height should be erased. it would help accommodate a growing population. some people have concerns. >> what we want to avoid is a crystal city situation where you have t
the nation's veterans one day after the official veterans day holiday. in dallas, hundreds lined the street for the annual veterans day parade. a similar scene played out this morning in the military town of virginia beach. that city hosted its 42nd annual veterans day parade. one of the biggest veterans day parades in the country. >>> the federal government is giving up on a move to take over the local world war i memorial op the national mall and turn it into a national memorial. tom sherwood was there for the announcement today and joins us with more o this good news for veterans and residents of the district of columbia. tom? >> reporter: doreen, local citizens are proud of their little memorial. and they want their local history respected. the d.c. world war i memorial commemorates about 500 d.c. citizens who died in that war. the 1930s memorial encircles their names al feticiphabetical. the park service restored the memorial to the original glory, but some members of congress were pressing to convert the memorial to a world war i memorial for the nation. not just d.c. d.c. delegate el
there towards dallas? that is the warm air that will finally start to make its way our way. it's going to get nice and warm during this weekend. we'll talk more about that, and about the great pattern change coming up. >>> just two days after maryland voters approved a refer ren tum to expand gaming in the state, a new legal challenge aims to stop it. prince george's county bureau chief tracee wilkins is at national harbor where the fate of a potential new casino hangs in the balance. >> reporter: jim, this lawsuit was filed last friday. and they're going to be doing more filing in the coming days hoping to get a hearing on the class action lawsuit. they're filing it on behalf of folks who live just over in on the other side of national harbor. and it's really technical. so we'll have the attorney break down for you what it means. it all comes down to who was qualified and how many people actually voted. there are 3.7 million qualified voters in maryland. on tuesday, about 69% of them came out to vote, and they decided to expand gambling in maryland. according to the state board of elections.
in dallas and 70 in st. louis and 70 in memphis and that's going to be a nice warm up coming our way as temperatures will move close to that 70 degree mark later this weekend. we'll talk about that and what our next storm will bring in just a few minutes. >> all right. >>> living next to a train or bus stop makes it easier to move around our area, but just how well does the public transportation near you connect you to your job. adam live in boston with results from a new study. adam? >> well, wendy so many people rely on mass transit but how easy is it for you to use mass transportation and, more importantly, does it make sense. you don't have to go far to find a commuter train or bus. a new report from the broogings institution said places like downtown d.c., arlington is the best for linking jobs to transit. if you want to live in a place with numerous transit options, you'll usually have to pay a high housing cost for it. some workers simply can't live close to jobs. >> housing in these places is tough to afford and low income residents and middle class residents. >> reporter: if
. we've got 70s, even low 80s down around dallas. we're not going to get here, but i do think on sunday as we continue to see this mild air push eastward with some fairly flei nice sunshine a few neighborhoods topping out above 70 degrees on sunday. all right, for your good night wake-up forecast. chilly conditions for sure for the evening and then even tomorrow morning 41, 42 and that's still pretty nippy, as well. other locations starting out in the mid and upper 30s. we have a chilly, dry evening. notice the clouds coming into the area tomorrow. that is a warm front that is going to make it way up there to new york. we're going to see a few clouds with it tomorrow, not a big deal at all. partly sunny and, again, i'm still calling tomorrow nice as far as sky conditions and then even better on sunday. more sunshine throughout the area. all the way north to pennsylvania and all the way south down to the carolinas as high pressure moves in out ahead of our next front. milder and better-looking sky for sunday and the next weather front will not bring any rain to the area until some time a
holiday, in dallas, hundreds lined downtown streets for the annual veterans day parade. a similar scene played out this morning in the military-rich community of virginia beach. it's one of the biggest veterans day parades in the country. still this afternoon we'll introduce you to a local veteran who is literally running across the country to help wounded warriors. >>> this week president obama will focus on ways to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. he'll be meeting with labor and business leaders starting tomorrow. then sit down with congress al leaders friday. top democrats and republicans have until the end of the year to agree on deep budget cuts. if they can't reach a deal, a series of tax increases and spending cuts will automatically kick in. the key sticking point for a compromise is a tax cut for wealthier americans. >> jim, both sides say they're willing to bend. the question here is how far. president obama and congressional republicans are squaring off this week over tax cuts for the rich. and if they can't work out their differences by december 31st, we're all in trouble.
. >>> in dallas, if the guys play like they did against charlotte, the win will not be coming anytime soon. last night not a resume reel pom answer for any of the wizards. this one was just plain ugly. jordan crawford driving, and catching his own air ball. guys, you know what that is, right? you can't do that. not allowed. >> that's a travel. >> the wizards guards shot a combined 6 for 37 in the game. doug, can you do the math on that for us? 18%. that is just disgusting. they lose 92-76. they drop to 0-6 on the year. coach, what say you? >> that display offensively in terms of trying to do everything on your own, we don't have a player on the team that we can do that with. until we realize that, we're going to have lapses like this. we've had lapses like this every game. that's something that's got to change. >>> college hoops, two traditional powers, kentucky and duke playing last night. we pick it up in the second half. tied at 37. mason plumly, kammerer's favorite player in the whole universe. >> love him. >> kicks it out to suleiman. later in the half, duke up by 12. archie throwing it up
number two. >> one apartment building in dallas, texas, is making sure pet owners do just that. every resident with a pet must have their four-legged friend swabbed for a dna sample. this is gross. that data is then used to identify which pet's mess was left behind. so if you don't clean up after your pet, you could face a $250 fine or even eviction. >> we've gone from maybe picking up an hour a day of pop to picking up maybe one or two a month. >> it seems like there's bigger problems than pick up dog pop. i don't know. >> depends how big it is, right? on top of all that, the company that does the testing is proposing the rule to dallas city councils. wouldn't you like to be the one to test it. >> i don't want to do that. >>> oh, let's move it along here. the wizards go for their first victory of the season. the cavaliers win in thrilling fashion. >> lou holder has the highlights in this morning's "sports minute." >> good morning, everyone. and your "sports minute" starts with a little college football. randy edsall taking a trip to death valley taking on clemson and this one got ugl
of the boys. >> no, no, no -- more importantly, i need her to go play for the dallas cowboys. jerry jones, get that kid. don't hate. don't hate the player. >> mr. roker who is out in snowy connecticut for the rest of this forecast. al? >> reporter: teaching this little girl to do the heisman pose, fantastic. today we are looking at at remnants of this nor'easter making its way out of the northeast. another storm from the pacific northwest. sunshine along the gulf coast states. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> that coastal storm giving us cold winds this morning. storm team 4 radar showing sprinkles around us. otherwise, a few clouds coming through. it's above freezing. it's cold. we are in the mid to upper 30s. by lunch hour, 40s and later afternoon, 50s. winds gusting 20 to 30 miles per hour. sunny, lighter winds tomorrow. cold start, afternoon highs >> and that's your latest weather. matt? >> thank you so much. just ahead, robert pattinson live. but first, this is "today" on nbc. >>> just ahead, controversy over some whales at t
is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> oh, a little stones on willie's playlist. very nice. "gimme shelter," extending an official welcome to our new co-host today. want to know more about willie geist and what better way than a friendly competition all about willie. >> that's right. >> so kathie lee and hoda, we asked them to partake and help us along. they will be asking the questions. al and i will be competing against each other. willie, you're here to observe. >> why am i here? >> you're the fact checker. >> got it. >> i have a terrible feeling about this. >> no, no, no. >> let's get started. >> who do you think is -- >> natalie is going to clean up. >> absolutely. >> question one. here's question one. hit your buzzers when you have the correct answer. here it is. where did willie meet his wife? >> no, let me do, the a, b, c. >> got it in the piece. >> it was in middle school, sixth grade. >> whose classroom, what was the school? >> home room. >> willie said home room. >> what was the school? >> oh. >> we don't have to n
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